Journeyman Electrician

Bates College
Maine, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 7, 2022

Title: Journeyman Electrician

Position Purpose:

$4,000 sign on bonus available!

This position works with other Electricians to maintain campus electrical distribution, lighting, and fire alarm systems, building environmental control equipment, appliances, and other specialized electrical equipment.

This position may be considered “Essential Personnel” in the event that:
  • An emergency occurs on the Bates campus or in the vicinity that would impact Bates
  • Inclement weather forces the closing of campus
  • Or other emergency events deemed appropriate.
Job Duties:
  • Install, maintain, repair, and service all lighting systems, (inside and outside) power distribution systems, fire alarm systems, motor control equipment, appliances, and specialized electrical equipment and machinery.
  • Install conduit, wire, and electrical equipment related to electrical installations.
  • Assist other trades with equipment installations.
  • Complete work and Preventative Maintenance orders.
  • Operate power tools, hand tools, and other specialized electrical equipment.
  • Perform tasks in accordance with National and Local Electrical codes.
  • Perform tasks in accordance with National, State, and College safety policies and procedures.
  • Perform routine emergency response “on call” duty with distance restrictions.
  • Shovel snow seasonally as needed.
Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Journeyman Electrician License and Trade School required.
  • Master Electrician desired.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in commercial or institutional electrical systems.
  • Ten years of commercial or institutional electrical maintenance experience desired.
  • Ability to install, repair, and troubleshoot lighting, power distributions systems, fire alarm systems, and other equipment associated with the operations of a college campus.
  • Ability to read and interpret complex wiring diagrams.
  • Knowledge and use of machines and equipment including power tools, specialized electrical equipment, and electrical test equipment.
  • Must have valid Maine driver’s license.
Skills and Knowledge
  • Basic math and computer skills.
  • Ability to logically trouble-shoot equipment problems.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions in the conduct of the job.
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with supervisors, co-workers and outside contacts.
  • Ability to perform manual tasks requiring strong physical strength.
  • Ability and willingness to work weekends, evenings, on-call and other non-traditional schedules.
  • Commitment to equity and inclusion, and serving the needs of a culturally and educationally diverse community.

Bates College offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits (health, dental, 9% retirement contribution with potential for an additional 3% match, 10 days of vacation*, 12 paid holidays, free parking, access to library and athletic facilities & more) and a supportive, collegial environment in a drug- and smoke-free workplace.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Bates College is committed to the principle of equal opportunity and providing an educational and work environment free from discrimination. The college prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status and other legally protected statuses in the recruitment and admission of its students, in the administration of its education policies and programs, or in the recruitment of its faculty and staff. Bates College adheres to all applicable state and federal equal opportunity laws and regulations. All college faculty, staff, students, contractors, visitors, and volunteers are responsible for understanding and complying with the Non-Discrimination Policy.

Inquiries concerning the college’s policies, compliance with applicable laws, statutes, and regulations (such as Title VII, Title IX, and ADA/Section 504), and complaints may be directed to Gwen Lexow, Title IX Officer, 207-786-6445 or via email at .

About Bates:

Bates is internationally recognized as a leading liberal arts college, attracting 2,000 students from across the U.S. and around the world.

Since 1855, Bates has been dedicated to educating the whole person through creative and rigorous scholarship in a collaborative residential community. Committed to opportunity and excellence, Bates has always admitted students without regard to gender, race, religion, or national origin.

Cultivating intellectual discovery and informed civic action, Bates prepares leaders sustained by a love of learning and zeal for responsible stewardship of the wider world. Bates engages the forces — intellectual trends, demographic changes, and technology — that are transforming higher education and the world into which our students graduate.

Bates has highly competitive admissions, graduates over 90 percent of its entering students, and more than half of its alumni earn graduate degrees. Bates employs 200 faculty members and 550 staff.

The college is proud of deep roots in the Lewiston/Auburn community, Maine’s second-largest urban area with a population of approximately 65,000. Bates is located on a beautiful, 133-acre, traditional New England campus in Lewiston, an emerging city with an entrepreneurial climate, a lively arts scene, and a dynamic business community. Bates is 35 miles north of Portland, 140 miles north of Boston, and 350 miles north of New York City.

Advertised: Dec 07 2022 Eastern Standard Time
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